Philz Coffee coming to Ice Blocks

Philz Coffee of San Francisco is opening a store in the Ice Blocks Shed on R St between 17th and 18th. It is exciting to see new development and new business coming to this area, only a few blocks from where I live. The store is due to open July 20th or shortly thereafter. 

However, I caution you about giving Philz you business. Philz is the one coffee place in San Francisco that steadfastly refuses to have reusable mugs for customers. I’ve talked to a lot of San Franciscans who won’t go there for this very reason. Philz is part of the throw-it-away culture that believes in convenience over responsibility. 

Since the store is not open yet, I can’t say whether Philz Sacramento will have the same policy, but if they do, please boycott them. If they do, it will be the only coffee place in Sacramento that refuses to offer customers a choice. Every locally-based coffee company and even the national chains do offer a choice. 

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